Mid Michigan College has several Short-Term Training and Professional Development opportunities scheduled. In response to the COVID-19 risk, additional precautions are being taken, including delivering training content through online methods when possible. For the most up-to-date information visit midmich.edu/short-term-training or midmich.edu/professional-development.

Short-Term Training provides participants with career-ready skills in the healthcare and skilled trade fields. In as little as three to twelve weeks trainees are prepared for entry-level positions and State certification exams. Training costs may be significantly reduced or completely offset through MiWorks! assistance programs. Potential trainees should contact their local MiWorks! to see if they qualify.

“Many of the careers connected to Mid’s Short-Term Training are ranked among the fastest growing occupations by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, including certified nurse assistants (CNAs) and phlebotomists,” noted Kristine Stevens, Director of Business & Industry Training at Mid.

  • Drone Piloting – Commercial Users $395 per module NEW Lower Cost!
    • Starts June 22 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Drone Piloting – Public Safety $395 per module NEW Lower Cost!
    • Starts June 23 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Drone Photo & Video Production $995
    • June 29 & 30| Mt. Pleasant
  • Welding $1,600
    • Starts July 13 | Harrison
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) $4,200
    • Starts July 6 | Mt. Pleasant (ONLY for those with a valid learner’s permit)
    • Starts August 17 | Big Rapids
    • Starts September 14 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) $1,600
    • Starts June 22 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts July 13 | Harrison
    • Starts August 24 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts September 28 | Harrison
    • Starts October 26 | Mt. Pleasant
  • Phlebotomy $1,400
    • Starts June 16 | Big Rapids
    • Starts June 22 | Alpena
    • Starts July 6 | Bad Axe
    • Starts July 13 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts August 17 | Harrison
    • Starts September 22 | Big Rapids
    • Starts September 28 | Mt. Pleasant
    • Starts September 28| Bad Axe
    • Starts October 12 | Alpena
    • Starts November 16 | Harrison
  • Local Corrections Officer Academy $1,100
    • Starts September 1 | Mt. Pleasant

Mid’s Professional Development offerings provide an essential need in the surrounding area for individuals to broaden their skills and increase their appeal to local employers. Mid offers many different sessions and topics throughout the calendar year taught by qualified instructors who have extensive career and training experience.

  • Supervisory Skills July 15, 22, 29, & August 5 | 100% Online!
    • This Supervisory Skills training series introduces important topics for new and experienced supervisors. It teaches how to effectively communicate, resolve conflicts, manage time, conduct meetings, motivate employees, and more.
    • Training will take place online.
    • July 15, 22, 29, & August 5 | 9am - Noon | $350 per person
    • Different topics covered each session.
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Level II July 24 & 31
    • This training is designed for individuals who already have a basic knowledge of and skills in Excel 2016 and wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality to analyze and present data.
    • Training will take place on the Mt. Pleasant Campus at the Morey Technical Education Center in Room 112.
    • July 24 & 31 | Choose either 8am-Noon or 1pm-5pm | $275 per person
  • Local Corrections Officer Professional Development Modules start September 1
    • Mid’s Local Corrections Officer Academy professional development modules fulfill training hour requirements mandated by the State of Michigan for Local Corrections professionals. From stress management to defensive tactics, Mid offers a wide variety of training modules and at just $10 per training hour you can complete your training on-time and under budget.

For more information about upcoming trainings or to register, visit midmich.edu/short-term-training, midmich.edu/professional-development, or contact the Technical Education Center at training@midmich.edu or (989) 386-6614.

For more information about Mid Michigan College’s response to the COVID-19 risk, visit midmich.edu/covid19.

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